It was scooped that the deceased died as a result of stray bullet fired by the police to disperse the political thugs who attacked the senator.
The security agents shot sporadically in the air to rescue the lawmaker from the thugs who were reportedly armed with daggers, knives and other deadly weapons.
This is happening after the crisis rocking the Taraba State chapter of the All Progressives Congress took a dramatic turn recently, following the swearing in of Ibrahim El-Suldi as the chairman of the party in the state. He was sworn in by the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, in Abuja.
The embattled Chairman, Dr Abdulmumuni Vaki, was elected at the recent APC State congresses and was inaugurated by John Oyegun while the current National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole.
The new APC chairman, Ibrahim Elsuldi who came into town to take over the Secretariat was prevented from gaining entrance by the security agents who man the gate of the temporary office of the party in the State.
Supporting youths of both factions were seen carrying cutlasses and axe at Hwmaruwa way where the office is located close to government house Jalingo.